4/11/11. Mary Sojourner. A return interview with Mary Sojourner, NPR commentator and author of She Bets Her Life and numerous other books, including Going through Ghosts
Mary talks about the way the gambling industry encourages addiction through every aspect of the design of slot machines, the "crack cocaine" of gambling. She discusses her own experience of the damaging effects of addiction and the difficult process of recovery. She emphasizes also the importance of group support and the power of sharing stories.